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13 people, including 3-year-old boy, shot at South Side park
Chicago Tribune ^ | 6:34 a.m. CDT, September 20, 2013 | Peter Nickeas and Jeremy Gorner

Posted on 09/20/2013 4:53:08 AM PDT by Pan_Yan

Thirteen people, including a 3-year-old boy who suffered a gunshot wound to the head, were shot at a Chicago park in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Thursday night, authorities said.

Ten adults and the 3-year-old were transported by Fire Department ambulances after the attack in the 1800 block of West 51st Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, said Fire Department Deputy District Chief James Mungovan at the scene. A 12th victim was believed to have driven himself to Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, a source said, citing preliminary information.

Police said later a total of 13 people were shot, the boy, two teens, and 10 adults, with the boy the most seriously wounded. The boy suffered a gunshot wound to the head at an ear that exited through his mouth, and was in critical condition at Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

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Chicago police were making no information about what happened public, except to say that the shooting appeared to be gang-related. The shootings took place on a basketball court on the 51st Street side of Cornell Square Park near Wood Street.

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; chicago; chicagoland; democrats; democratutopia; guncontrol; gunfreezone; obamaland; secondamendment; shooting
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1 posted on 09/20/2013 4:53:08 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan
The boy suffered a gunshot wound to the head at an ear that exited through his mouth

So the ear exiting his mouth wounded him? Gotta love how well those Chicago gun control laws are working!

2 posted on 09/20/2013 4:56:58 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Damn .. that caliph baraq sure made a ton o’kids .. eh?


3 posted on 09/20/2013 4:57:01 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: NRA1995

Right up there with English grammatical laws.


4 posted on 09/20/2013 4:57:49 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Pan_Yan

Don’t be a racist know-it-all.

It’s just a cultural thing that outsiders wouldn’t understand

/s


5 posted on 09/20/2013 4:58:55 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don’t need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: Pan_Yan
and a three year old was hanging out with a bunch of gangbangers at 10:30pm BECAUSE???
6 posted on 09/20/2013 5:05:46 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Pan_Yan

Uh...another ....13 shot?

Where are those numbers people when you need them.


7 posted on 09/20/2013 5:06:13 AM PDT by EBH
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To: Pan_Yan

I know it’s awful to say, but, this is Chicago so why is this news?


8 posted on 09/20/2013 5:07:33 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Pan_Yan

yawn alert!


9 posted on 09/20/2013 5:08:37 AM PDT by Lockbar (Quality Factory Loaded Ammunition ----- The New Gold!)
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To: Pan_Yan

Tea Party I bet.


10 posted on 09/20/2013 5:10:05 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: Pan_Yan

And why is a 3 year-old out in a park at 10:35PM?


11 posted on 09/20/2013 5:10:45 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: AppyPappy; Chode

His mama was there making sure no other b3tch looked at her “man.”


12 posted on 09/20/2013 5:13:33 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Prioritize!)
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To: COBOL2Java
When will these people become civilized? What is wrong with them?
13 posted on 09/20/2013 5:14:29 AM PDT by angcat
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To: Chode

Because we have a welfare system that rewards teen girls without HS degrees who have babies out of wedlock. By what crazy calculus would anyone think a teen girl would make a good mom?


14 posted on 09/20/2013 5:17:17 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: angcat
When will these people become civilized? What is wrong with them?

You can find the answer in "Lord Of The Flies".

15 posted on 09/20/2013 5:18:04 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: Pan_Yan
Black shooter(s)? No MSM coverage to be expected.

Nothing to see here, move along.

16 posted on 09/20/2013 5:19:43 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (So Obama "inherited" a mess? Firemen "inherit" messes too. Ever see one put gasoline on it?)
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To: angcat
When will these people become civilized? What is wrong with them?

50 years of "Great Society" programs.

17 posted on 09/20/2013 5:23:25 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: COBOL2Java

You missed the point.

The :news: is not that that many people got killed this weekend.

The “point” is that it’s being shoved right in front of your face, that the media is going to do whatever it takes to demonize guns.

It seems to be on a massive scale now. Pretty much constant reports of (gun violence/global warming).

Who benefits? Cui bono?
Answer that question, and you have the answer.


18 posted on 09/20/2013 5:25:35 AM PDT by djf (Global warming is turning out to be a bunch of hot air!!)
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To: Pan_Yan

Interesting there’s nothing in the news about this.....whereas the shooting at the Navy Yard and Sandy Hook, and CO, it was wall to wall non-stop tv coverage.

Chicago....gun free zone. Nothing to see here folks?


19 posted on 09/20/2013 5:26:53 AM PDT by Lucky9teen ("The only thing worse than a knee-jerk liberal is a knee-pad conservative." ~ Edward Abbey)
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To: Pan_Yan
I heard a report this morning that the count is now 18.

Feel bad for that little kid. Hope he can pull through..

20 posted on 09/20/2013 5:28:47 AM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Pan_Yan

51st atreet at the Lake is Hyde Park, Obamas old neighborhood. I know cause I used to live in Hyde Park. 1800 block west is getting into a bad neighborhood. Lots of Obama sons there.


21 posted on 09/20/2013 5:30:37 AM PDT by MomwithHope (Buy and read The Liberty Amendments by Mark Levin!)
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To: 1010RD
By what crazy calculus would anyone think a teen girl would make a good mom?

In my genealogy data base I find lots of 14-15 year old girls getting married. Within a year they are having the first of their dozen or so children. (Usually with the same husband, until death do they part.)

It was not uncommon 100+ years ago. Now we try to treat them as children until they're 26.

22 posted on 09/20/2013 5:35:48 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Don't assume Shahanshah Obama will allow another election.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Pols and media will be all over this. Right?

Oh, Chicago.

Nahhhhhhhhh. Doesn’t fit the agenda.


23 posted on 09/20/2013 5:41:56 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: ASA Vet

Having alot of children is the rule, not the exception, in human history.

Why?

Infant mortality.


24 posted on 09/20/2013 5:45:13 AM PDT by djf (Global warming is turning out to be a bunch of hot air!!)
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To: djf

Ah, of course - silly me. :-) And what better well for the gun-grabbers to draw a story from, than that putrid cesspool of gangland that is Chicago?


25 posted on 09/20/2013 5:48:40 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts; Admin Moderator; Sidebar Moderator; moder_ator; Lead Moderator
Black shooter(s)? No MSM coverage to be expected. Nothing to see here, move along.

I guess the Mods are part of the MSM now since they yanked it this story out of Breaking News.

26 posted on 09/20/2013 5:50:04 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (I'm just kidding, Don't Zot! me.)
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To: djf

They had no real say in the matter. It’s only in our modern “civilized” culture that we can just do it for fun without personal responsibility.


27 posted on 09/20/2013 5:53:44 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Don't assume Shahanshah Obama will allow another election.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Danged gun free city just seems to have too many gangs and thugs with guns. Honest folks keep getting shot and murdered by being unarmed. Not this poster. I’m armed and every thug better consider me dangerous at his own peril.


28 posted on 09/20/2013 5:55:50 AM PDT by RetiredArmy ("As in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of Man." Come Quickly LORD Jesus!)
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To: djf
"the media is going to do whatever it takes to demonize guns" because we could never actually blame the PEOPLE who fired the guns. That might imply a need for individual responsibility. The collective won't stand for that.
29 posted on 09/20/2013 5:57:51 AM PDT by Pecos (Kritarchy: government by the judges)
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To: Chode
... and a three year old was hanging out with a bunch of gangbangers at 10:30pm BECAUSE???

A. It was too early for Midnight Basketball.

B. Early Childhood Gang Training.

C. Community organizing, because most of the unemployed in the area sleep in late in the mornings, so they can stay up late 'organizing'.
30 posted on 09/20/2013 6:01:48 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Pan_Yan

If one guy was shot at 51st street, why’d he drive several miles to LCM instead of going to UC hospital nearby? Afraid he’d get shot again?


31 posted on 09/20/2013 6:04:45 AM PDT by karnage
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To: COBOL2Java; All

Well. think about it. The person(s) who decide “What is news”, well that’s just about the ultimate power.

If they decide that “news” is a couple of gay characters who can’t get wedding photos, then that’s what you are going to hear about. If they decide that “news” is fires in California, then that’s it.

Being in control of the broadcast media they can make “the news” be whatever they want.


32 posted on 09/20/2013 6:05:49 AM PDT by djf (Global warming is turning out to be a bunch of hot air!!)
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To: djf
Being in control of the broadcast media they can make “the news” be whatever they want.

And that includes making up "the news" to be whatever they want.

33 posted on 09/20/2013 6:13:52 AM PDT by ProudFossil (" I never did give anyone hell. I just told the truth and they thought it was hell." Harry Truman)
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To: ASA Vet; djf

I recently have been working through my family tree as well. Just one or two generations back and it seems to be very common to have 8-12 children. My own mother had 13 brothers and sisters.

And I do find the girls often got married off at a very young age.

Oddly, I am starting to believe teen girls/boys back then were far more mature than what we have today. They knew a lot from being planters or farmers and they also had engrained in them a work ethic and family values, plus a healthy dose of religion.

Somewhere along the line in our culture...it became far more important to keep a child immature and we see that result in the number of “adult children” still living at home in their parent’s basement. I do very much use the term “adult children” and I see it up close nearly everyday in my work.

Grown “kids” still living at home. I show up to take the dog for the daily walk. Every day at several homes there is an ‘adult child’ home watching TV, playing games etc. Why are the parents paying a dogwalker several hundred dollars a month to walk the dog? The only answer I can come up with is because the adult child can’t handle the simplest of responsibility.

Personally I agree it is an amazing culture change when one considers the bigger picture.


34 posted on 09/20/2013 6:23:00 AM PDT by EBH
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To: djf

Goebbels would curse the fact that he was born 75 years too early, and in the wrong country.


35 posted on 09/20/2013 6:26:52 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: EBH
PS. ...it became far more important to keep a child immature

And consider some of the recent gun shooting reports...characterizing these young adults and "children" to the point of even using photos several years back.

If they keep this generation 'immature' and the culture viewing them as some sort of innocents...then the elites have every reason to exert control over them.

36 posted on 09/20/2013 6:29:23 AM PDT by EBH
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To: EBH

There is a whole generation of people who will not grow up, ever.


37 posted on 09/20/2013 6:31:11 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Pan_Yan

So do I recall reading on FR just yesterday, that Chicago now has the highest murder rate in the entire country?

The most restrictive gun control as well.

Well that is just a coincidence though.

Bozos.


38 posted on 09/20/2013 6:32:32 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Pan_Yan

Hi-cap mag full of ‘keepin it real’.

Someone was ‘disrespected’.


39 posted on 09/20/2013 6:32:56 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: AppyPappy

I heard a local paster on the radio saying it was all good.
His guardian and/or parental unit was there,too.


40 posted on 09/20/2013 6:38:47 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: djf
"whatever they want"

The role of the media as gatekeepers is something I learned decades ago in a college class. It was then that I realized how much power the media had in determining what people thought about things. But it was only when twenty years ago that I rejected the Dem Party I had been a member of for a long time did I fully realize how bad Americans are brainwashed by the lib media. If the media weren't in the bag for every ultra-lib/socialist pol who comes along, this country would be in a lot better shape.

41 posted on 09/20/2013 6:44:40 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: Pan_Yan

I’ll bet if “dead fish Rahm” was a Republican mayor the media would be all over this story.


42 posted on 09/20/2013 6:45:04 AM PDT by surrey
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To: EBH

I did some tree investigation during an ancestry.com free period. I met my grandfather’s sister and four brothers when I was a kid. The 1880 census revealed that he was one of 11 children. I had never heard of the five that died in infancy.


43 posted on 09/20/2013 6:45:38 AM PDT by MisterArtery
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To: COBOL2Java
Goebbels would curse the fact that he was born 75 years too early, and in the wrong country.

I get your point but the Nazi rise to power took less that ten years. The traitors in our country have spent a century bringing us to this point.

44 posted on 09/20/2013 6:47:12 AM PDT by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan
South Park....


45 posted on 09/20/2013 6:49:50 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Hey man, you talkin’ back to me. (Take him out)
You gotta keep ‘em separated.

Hey man, you disrespectin’ me? (Take him out)
You gotta keep ‘em separated.


46 posted on 09/20/2013 6:50:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: FreeAtlanta

47 posted on 09/20/2013 6:50:45 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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48 posted on 09/20/2013 6:54:06 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: Pan_Yan
...except to say that the shooting appeared to be gang-related

YA THINK?!!

In a gun free zone, you are a target.

49 posted on 09/20/2013 7:07:15 AM PDT by Mr. Quarterpanel (I am not an actor, but I play one on TV)
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To: Pan_Yan

Unless George Zimmerman was holding the weapon, this will be the only article we ever see on this subject.


50 posted on 09/20/2013 7:16:57 AM PDT by bolobaby
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